Tap water is chlorinated and generally safe to drink. However,
unfamiliar water may cause a stomach upset. Mineral water (agua mineral) is cheap, widely
available and sold still (sin gas)
or carbonated (con gas).
The voltage supply is rated at 220/230 volts (in some bathrooms and
older buildings 110/120 volts).
The following speed limits apply on all Spanish roads:-
Seatbelts must be worn at all times.
Fuel prices are similiar to the UK and some service stations are
definitely not self-service.
The usual grades of fuel are available - sin plomo (unleaded, 95 or 98
octane) and gasoleo or gasoil (diesel).
Only use taxis that display a licence issued by the local authority.
Taxis show a green light when available for hire.
In cities and towns, taxis are metered. Where they are not, determine
the price beforehand.